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Complete details: Fully loaded Scream Factory “TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART 2” Blu-ray!

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The buzz is back again, and it’s in hi-def as Shout! Factory unleashes a Collector’s Edition two-disc Blu-ray set of Tobe Hooper’s sequel THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE PART 2 under its Scream Factory banner. Read on for the extensive full contents.

Coming April 19, the package will include TEXAS CHAINSAW 2, which pits the Sawyer family (including Bill Moseley’s unforgettable Chop-Top) against Texas Ranger Dennis Hopper and DJ Caroline Williams, in a new 2K HD scan of the original interpositive film element, and MGM’s original HD master with color correction supervised by cinematographer Richard Kooris. The full slate of extras consists of:

Disc 1
• NEW Audio commentary by director of photography Richard Kooris, production designer Cary White, script supervisor Laura Kooris and property master Michael Sullivan
• Audio commentary by director Tobe Hooper
• Audio commentary by actors Bill Moseley and Caroline Williams and special FX makeup creator Tom Savini
• NEW extended outtakes from the documentary IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY, featuring L.M. Kit Carson and Lou Perryman (30 minutes)
• NEW behind-the-scenes footage compilation from Tom Savini’s archives (43 minutes)
• Alternate opening credit sequence
• Deleted scenes
• Still galleries: posters and lobby cards, behind-the-scenes photos, stills and collector’s gallery
• Theatrical trailers
• TV spots

Disc 2
• NEW “House of Pain”—interview with makeup FX artists Bart Mixon, Gabe Bartalos, Gino Crognale and John Vulich (42 minutes)
• NEW “Yuppie Meat”—interview with actors Chris Douridas and Barry Kinyon (19 minutes)
• NEW “Cutting Moments”—interview with editor Alain Jakubowicz (17 minutes)
• NEW “Behind the Mask”—interview with stuntman and Leatherface performer Bob Elmore (14 minutes)
• NEW “Horror’s Hallowed Grounds”—revisiting the locations of the film, hosted by Sean Clark plus a special guest (25 minutes)
• IT RUNS IN THE FAMILY, a six-part feature-length documentary featuring interviews with screenwriter L.M. Kit Carson, actors Bill Moseley, Caroline Williams, Bill Johnson and Lou Perryman, special makeup FX artist Tom Savini and more… (84 minutes)

Retail price is $34.93, but pre-orders are now available for $24.93 at Shout! Factory’s website; these orders will ship two weeks early and come with a free 18×24-inch poster of the new cover art, while supplies last.

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